Facts and Figures

2015 Highlights

All Locations
Circulation 837,144
Computer Sessions 233,872
Holds Filled 149,812
Holds Placed 127,001
Visitors* 745,603
WiFi Sessions 285,540

* Count does not reflect the total visitor count due to location of traffic counter at 34 locations. Community room and program traffic are not included in totals for these locations.


As of January 1, 2015:

Full-time employees 745
Part-time employees 251

Additional Statistics

Check the City of Chicago Data Portal for monthly statistics for each CPL location:

  • Circulation
  • Computer Sessions
  • Holds Filled
  • Holds Placed
  • Visitors
  • WiFi Sessions